Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Hospital bed density map
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/3/2015 3:53:41 AM
The two maps, above, show the density of hospital beds and doctors per 10,000 population across the world. The data, taken from WHO's World Health Statistics 2014, is a measure of healthcare available to the people of a country. The report states that data ...
St. Joseph's Hospital joins one of nation's largest Catholic health care systems
Syracuse Post-Standard - 7/1/2015 5:11:42 PM
Syracuse, N.Y. — St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center and its affiliates officially became a member of one of the largest Catholic health care delivery systems in the country today ... and transformed them into a 15-bed hospital, the first hospital ...
The barbed wire mauled my back as I crawled between the two countries. Then I ran…’
theguardian.com - 6/28/2015 6:12:31 PM
My feet sank into the soil and the barbs mauled my back as I crawled across the line of separation between the two countries. I took a deep breath ... when he aimed his sights on her back? In the hospital bed next to Diana was Shaima, whose leg had ...
Married 67 Years Die Two Hours Apart At Home In Hospital Beds Vowing Years Of Love Until End
News OXY - 6/26/2015 12:45:36 PM
Hugh, who was a Baptist minister, met his beloved wife in the Hutt Valley in the 1940s where they moved and were married for years as they worked closely together in churches across the country ... space for the hospice beds. Cynthia Letson said that ...
Turkey hospital adopts Masimo’s non-invasive technology
Trade Arabia - 7/2/2015 1:35:46 PM
Turgut Ozal Medical Centre is recognised as one of the top five hospitals in the world. “Their hospital was designed to be one of the most modern in the country. They had already been using our SET Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry.
Nation & World Briefs: No deal on Greek proposal as bailout about to expire; country to default on IMF
Your Houston News - 6/30/2015 7:54:32 AM
Denied a last-minute bailout extension, the country was also due to become the first developed ... David Sweat, claimed from his hospital bed that he used no power tools to cut his way out, contrary to what authorities have said.Sweat was wounded and ...
Ochsner Health System And Select Medical Form Strategic Partnership And Announce New 60-Bed Hospital
Financial Content - 6/29/2015 3:12:22 PM
June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ochsner Health System ("Ochsner") and Pennsylvania-based Select Medical Corporation ("Select Medical") announced they have signed an agreement to jointly open a new, 60-bed, acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital in 2016.
Kauvery Hospital Launches the Country’s First-of-its-Kind Exclusive Orthogeriatrics Department
Financial Express - 6/28/2015 7:49:45 AM
Kauvery Hospital, a hospital chain with 4 branches including Trichy ... The dedicated 12000 sq ft Orthogeriatrics facility houses 15 exclusive in-patient beds, senior-friendly amenities like low level cots and bathrooms with grab bars, spacious corridor ...
El Salvador, the country where women get jailed for having a miscarriage
New Statesman - 6/26/2015 10:15:17 AM
At the public hospital, Vasquez was treated for her haemorrhage. Her life was saved. And then the police were called. Vasquez woke to find herself handcuffed to the hospital bed. Within four ... such injustices around the world. We hear about the ...
Chennai Hospital Launches First-of-its-kind Orthogeriatrics Department
The New Indian Express - 6/29/2015 6:22:40 AM
CHENNAI: Chennai’s only multi-speciality facility, Kauvery Hospital, has extended its healthcare services ... The 12,000 square feet orthogeriatrics facility houses 15 exclusive in-patient beds, senior-friendly amenities for physiotherapy and ...
Indian hospital’s insensitive treatment of woman with HIV is condemned
BMJ - 7/2/2015 4:27:33 PM
The treatment of a 30 year old pregnant woman with HIV at a hospital in India has been criticised by experts and health organisations across the country. The woman went ... was pasted to her bed. The woman was infected with HIV by her husband and decided ...
World Drug Day: In Malwani, kids as young as five are drug addicts
Daily News and Analysis - 6/26/2015 8:45:13 PM
Before going to bed, I need to do it once or else I start feeling restless ... We don’t know what it is, and he refuses to go the hospital,” said his wife, Salma Sheikh, who had to give up her job as a nurse after Ibrahim’s drug addiction became ...
A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
Tucson News Now - 6/29/2015 2:33:36 AM
The world ... hospital. When he warned her that she would die without them, "Her response was 'That means my time has come. If you want, care for me at home; otherwise, I'll die.'" And even though her movements now are limited - she gets out of bed and ...
Independence Blue Cross and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announce new long-term contracts
GlobeNewswire - 7/1/2015 10:59:28 AM
"This agreement gives our members continued access to an institution that is a world leader ... the largest in the country. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 535-bed hospital recognition as a leading ...
Liberty veteran received a dozen medals in World War II - now he receives his high school diploma at age 89
Times Herald-Record - 6/27/2015 8:15:24 PM
While the other kids in Brooklyn were marching into the world with those diplomas, Palmer, who joined the Army in 1945 during his senior year of vocational high school, was sent to a hospital to recover ... his service to our country.